Republicans love to tell us that the tech giants in this country are trying to stifle conservative voices, and they offer up a few anecdotes here and there to back up their claims. But when looking at the big picture, as Media Matters for America did, you see that conservative social media is flourishing at a far greater level than liberal social media. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this new study.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced